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Cinema review experience for Harlow Primary Students

By Jake Murphy / 19th October 2018 / 0 Comments

COOKS Spinney Primary Academy, Harlow, has given years two to six pupils an amazing opportunity to watch films for free and review them at Cineworld Edinburgh Way, Harlow. Headteacher, Neil Stirrat said: “We know the cinema can be really expensive for families and this trip is completely free as we can walk there.” This will…

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Harlow students spend a day in the ‘real’ world

By Z Betton / 19th October 2018 / 0 Comments

BURNT Mill Academy (BMA) has hosted its first ever Careers Day for Year 11 students. Suited and booted in business attire, students from BMA spend a whole day dedicated to their desired future careers. They took part in mock interviews, were given the best tips for their CV’s, and listened to professionals from various industries…

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Former Harlow College student gets through to The X Factor live shows

By Emma Boys / 12th October 2018 / 0 Comments

EX-STUDENT Bella Penfold was one of Simon Cowell’s chosen contestants to get through to The X Factor live shows during Sunday’s (7 Oct) episode. After being chosen as Simon’s golden buzzer performance Bella, who studied performing arts at Harlow College, was guaranteed a spot in judges’ houses. Before she performed at his Malibu residence, Simon…

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Policing in Harlow is ‘absolutely abysmal’ claims councillor

By Andrew Impey / 5th October 2018 / 0 Comments

A HARLOW town councillor claims policing in the town is “absolutely abysmal”, following cuts in the service. Councillor Mike Danvers has accused the police of failing to provide the town council with sufficient information regarding the recent burglaries in the area. Harlow Community Policing Team tweeted on October 4 that there have been four burglaries…

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Harlow facing teacher shortages

By Michael Ellis / 28th September 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW’S schools face increasing staff shortages as the town struggles to attract more teachers into the area. Donna Walsh, director of Burnt Mill Academy Teaching School, said: “Harlow, in particular, is considered to be a hard-to-recruit-to area and many schools are facing the prospect of teacher shortages.” The shortages in the town come as the…

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Harlow Citizens Advice Bureau needs volunteers

By Willow Jacobs-Harding / 28th September 2018 / 0 Comments

THE CITIZENS Advice Bureau (CAB) in the town centre is searching for volunteers to tackle client waiting list. Every day, twenty-five to thirty people are waiting for an appointment with an advisor at the Bureau. The majority of individuals who turn up are dealing with more than one problem and solving them takes time, which…

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Harlow resident has life-saving liver transplant

By Andrew Impey / 21st September 2018 / 0 Comments

A HARLOW woman has thanked God for being alive after being told she was only hours from death due to her failing liver. Nina Jaggers, 58, is a devout Seventh-day Adventist, and recently underwent a successful liver transplant. She said: “The faith that I have in place is what brought me through it.” Nina first…

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Harlow student investigates ‘scammers’

By Natalia Dabrowska / 21st September 2018 / 0 Comments

A HARLOW journalism student found herself in the centre of a possible scam, allegedly raising money for homeless veterans. Natalia Dabrowska was approached by a man with a green and white bucket, who was selling booklets about homeless veterans for £3. However he gave her the booklet for only 65p, but didn’t go into any…

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Gas leak causes traffic chaos in Harlow

By Oliver Robinson / 21st September 2018 / 0 Comments

EDINBURGH Way, Harlow was evacuated after a gas leak was reported this week (September 20). Police evacuated the surrounding shops and the Esso garage yesterday (20) with the garage still remaining closed the following day to allow Cadent, the gas company responsible for the repairs, to start work. Cadent press office could not identify the…

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Roydon School transformed in just 24 hours

By Natalia Dabrowska / 21st September 2018 / 0 Comments

  CHILDREN at Roydon Primary Academy have moved from 1980s huts to brand new, modern rooms. During the summer holiday, the school renovated and expanded the facilities in a project that took just 24 hours. Children, who were previously taught in small huts, now have much more spacious classroom and play area. Michael Clark, the…

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